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Det tredje könet : om intersexualism och olika diskursers användning av kön/genus

Ståhlnacke, Elin (2003)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to explore how the concept of gender identity is constructed, by doing a discourse analysis of texts from two different perspective discussing intersexuals, and to define the areas where the discourses doesn't agree. The two perspectives were; feminist- and medical perspective.

How are sex/gender identity constructed in the chosen articles?

What themes can be seen in the discourses?

My method was discourse analysis. A discourse can be described as a way of talking about and understanding a part of the world. The analytics task is to define the discourses, which the world is constructed by.

The areas of conflicts have been found. The discourses have different ways on looking at: how gender identity is... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to explore how the concept of gender identity is constructed, by doing a discourse analysis of texts from two different perspective discussing intersexuals, and to define the areas where the discourses doesn't agree. The two perspectives were; feminist- and medical perspective.

How are sex/gender identity constructed in the chosen articles?

What themes can be seen in the discourses?

My method was discourse analysis. A discourse can be described as a way of talking about and understanding a part of the world. The analytics task is to define the discourses, which the world is constructed by.

The areas of conflicts have been found. The discourses have different ways on looking at: how gender identity is created, the concept of normal, cultural expectations and sexuality. (Less)
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author
Ståhlnacke, Elin
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
könsidentitet, intersexualism, genus, diskursanalys, Gender studies, Genusvetenskap, Sociology, Sociologi, Social changes, theory of social work, Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete
language
Swedish
id
1331192
date added to LUP
2005-02-09 00:00:00
date last changed
2005-04-21 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to explore how the concept of gender identity is constructed, by doing a discourse analysis of texts from two different perspective discussing intersexuals, and to define the areas where the discourses doesn't agree. The two perspectives were; feminist- and medical perspective.

How are sex/gender identity constructed in the chosen articles?

What themes can be seen in the discourses?

My method was discourse analysis. A discourse can be described as a way of talking about and understanding a part of the world. The analytics task is to define the discourses, which the world is constructed by.

The areas of conflicts have been found. The discourses have different ways on looking at: how gender identity is created, the concept of normal, cultural expectations and sexuality.},
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  keyword      = {könsidentitet,intersexualism,genus,diskursanalys,Gender studies,Genusvetenskap,Sociology,Sociologi,Social changes, theory of social work,Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Det tredje könet : om intersexualism och olika diskursers användning av kön/genus},
  year         = {2003},
}